Nursing incentive

By Cindy Klose,
Published On: Nov 13 2013 03:09:30 PM CST

A pilot program in Britain is paying new mothers to breastfeed their babies for the first six weeks.
The government is trying to find out if financial incentives can help boost a practice that's believed to be beneficial for the baby. Critics say the motive for breastfeeding can't be rooted in a financial reward.
The program is in two low income areas, and if it's successful there, it may be expanded.
Britain's National Health Service says just 34% of new mothers for the first six months. Read more here.